See If You Can Answer This MBE Question!
A man sees a woman who rejected his earlier advances. The man goes up to her and pulls on her backpack. Though he stopped her briefly, the backpack was not damaged and the woman did not fear contact to herself. The man never actually touched the woman and walked away after the woman yelled at him to leave her alone. In a suit for damages, will the woman prevail?
(A) No, because the woman was not touched.
(B) Yes, the man would be liable for trespass to chattel.
(C) Yes, the man would be liable for assault.
(D)Yes, the man would be liable for battery.